A group portrait men of the Long Range Desert Group from ‘Y’ Patrol of returning to Kufra after a successful raiding sortie/Libya 1942
Liberated Allied POWs at Stalag 11B near Fallingbostel, Germany, 16 April 1945.
On 14 June 1940, sergeant François Mitterrand was wounded and taken prisoner by the Germans. After a year and a half he finally managed to escape. He would become President of France, from 1981 to 1995.
Dutch resistance group photo
Navy SEALs, Foxtrott platoon, ST-1, Sea Float, 1970. ~ Vietnam War
Hugo Boss started his clothing company in 1924 in Metzingen. His company was supplier for Nazi uniforms since 1924. Hugo Boss was one of the firms contracted by the Nazis to design the black SS uniforms along with the brown SA shirts, and the Hitler Youth uniforms.
U.S. Marines with captured Japanese flags tied to their M-1 Carbines. The photo was probably taken in the Marianas.
Red Army, 1942
“ Battle-hardened veterans of Montgomery’s Desert Rats stride along a desert track. ” The British troops who defeated Rommel in North Africa came from virtually every corner of the Empire; Englishmen fought alongside wiry Gurkhas from Nepal and...